||It has been suggested that Croy Line be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2015.|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
The Edinburgh–Dunblane line is a railway line in East Central Scotland. It links the city of Edinburgh via Falkirk to the city of Stirling, Lecropt (from Bridge of Allan) and the town of Dunblane. At Edinburgh Park this line joins the Edinburgh Crossrail line.
Connections to other services
This line connects into other services in several locations:
- Dunblane – Highland Main Line
- Stirling – Croy Line
- Larbert – Croy Line
- Camelon – Cumbernauld Line
- Polmont – Glasgow–Edinburgh via Falkirk line
- Edinburgh Park – North Clyde Line
- Haymarket – Fife Circle Line, Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line, Shotts Line, West Coast Main Line
- Edinburgh Waverley – Borders Railway, North Berwick Line, East Coast Main Line
Provided by First ScotRail (from 2004 to 2015)
The services on this line were run by First ScotRail, now run by Abellio Scotrail. The vast majority of services are worked by Class 158 and Class 170 DMUs, with some services being provided by Class 156s. The Polmont–Dunblane section of the route is due to be electrified by 2018, when new EMUs will take over the operation of most services.
The route built in several stages:
- Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway between Edinburgh Waverley railway station and Haymarket in 1846.
- Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway between Haymarket and Polmont on 21 February 1842.
- Stirlingshire Midland Junction Railway between Polmont and Carmuirs / Larbert Junctions in 1850
- Scottish Central Railway between Carmuirs / Larbert Junctions and Dunblane in 1847
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